Technical FAQs

Find the answers to your most frequently asked FireDaemon product questions... along with a few Windows questions as well.

Ensuring Your DHCP IP Address Is Not Re-Leased On Boot
For security reasons you might want to ensure that your network interface(s) are administratively down when you boot your machine. This might seem a li...
Wed, 18 Nov, 2020 at 11:31 AM
Error Popups Prevent My Application from Restarting
If your server or application fails to restart under FireDaemon Pro control due to an error popup getting in the way, then the following fix should solve t...
Thu, 3 May, 2018 at 2:38 PM
FireDaemon Pro and Data Execution Prevention
NOTE: All recent FireDaemon software products are compiled with the /NXCOMPAT flag. There should be no reason for you to have to manually exclude the FireD...
Sat, 12 May, 2018 at 10:26 AM
FireDaemon Fusion SSL Key Setup/Integration Guide
FireDaemon Fusion is a web interface that allows you to control system services and FireDaemon services remotely. This guide will show you how to prote...
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016 at 2:26 AM
firedaemon.exe: System Cleanup After Trojan/Worm Compromise
Introduction FireDaemon is a legitimate product that has been included, illegally, as part of the payload in a series of Worms and Trojans that exp...
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016 at 2:47 AM
How Can I Automate FireDaemon Pro Licensing?
FireDaemon Pro can be licensed at the command line. To do this, open an elevated Command Prompt, then type the the following commands: cd "C:...
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017 at 12:30 PM
How Can I Automate Service Installation via Batch File?
  If you are regularly changing a service's configuration you might want to wrap the entire stop, remove, reinstall, start procedure in a batch file....
Thu, 3 Jan, 2019 at 5:00 PM
How Can I Find Out What Ports My Services Are Listening On?
First, o...
Wed, 31 Aug, 2016 at 6:13 AM
How Can I Stop My Application From Popping Up Dialog Boxes?
When applications run under FireDaemon, they may pop up a dialog box. This will cause the service to appear "hung" due to the dialog needing...
Wed, 31 Aug, 2016 at 4:50 AM
How Does Graceful Shutdown Work?
When stopping an application, FireDaemon Pro attempts to stop the running application "gracefully" in preference to just killing the process. You...
Thu, 26 Sep, 2019 at 9:16 PM